Burr & Forman's executive compensation attorneys guide executives and employers through the myriad of different executive compensation options and assist with the implementation of appropriate compensation packages that meet the needs of the executive and employer, in compliance with applicable law and regulations. Our team knows how to temper the law's application based upon particular circumstances to find the best solution for clients.

Our clients are:

  • Employers
  • Executives
  • For profit & tax-exempt
  • Governmental entities
  • Private and public companies

We advise clients on a number of matters including:

  • Devising innovative ways to address our clients’ executive compensation needs
  • 409A compliance and correction
  • Equity and phantom equity incentive plans
  • 457 plans
  • Compliance review of existing compensation arrangements
  • Drafting non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements
  • ERISA “top hat” compliance
  • Stock options
  • Supplemental executive retirement plans (SERP)

Life, Health & Disability / ERISA

Burr & Forman is experienced in advising clients on employee benefits on the business side as well as representing employers and their insurers should litigation occur.

Our attorneys have a keen interest in matters involving life, health, and disability plans often paid for and administered by employers and their insurers. This includes claims involving retirement plans or pensions. These matters often involve complex regulations and usually result in representation through administrative hearings and appeals or even trial.



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